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African Leaders adopt Charter on Maritime Security, Safety and Development

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October 15, 2016

Lomé, Togo, 15 October 2016: African Heads of State and Government have adopted and signed the African Charter on Maritime Security, Safety and Development on Saturday, 15 October 2016 at the Extraordinary Summit of Heads of State and Government.  The adoption of the Charter followed recommendations for its adoption made by the Permanent Representatives Committee (PRC) and the Executive Council Sessions, which were held from 11-14 October 2016.

Statement by H.E. Dr. Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma, AUC Chairperson to the Assembly of Heads of States and Government of the Extraordinary Summit of the African Union on Maritime Security, Safety and Development

Your Excellency Mr. Idriss Déby Itno, President of the Republic of Chad and Chairperson of the African Union;

Your Excellency Mr. Faure Essozimna Gnassingbe, President of the Togolese Republic and our gracious host;

Your Excellencies – Heads of State and Government of AU Member States

Excellencies Ministers

Excellencies AU Commissioners

Representative of the Secretary General of the United Nations, Dr. Carlos Lopez

Dates: 
October 15, 2016
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Statement by H.E. Dr. Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma, AUC Chairperson to the Assembly of Heads of States and Government of the Extraordinary Summit of the African Union on Maritime Security, Safety and Development
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Statement by H.E Dr. Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma at the Women in Maritime Africa and the African Shipowners Association side event of the Extraordinary Session of the Assembly of the African Union on Maritime Security, Safety and Development

Dates: 
October 14, 2016
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AU Commission Chairperson urges Member States to train, create jobs and wealth in the maritime industry

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October 13, 2016

Lomé, Togo, 13 October 2016: “The economic value of the Blue Economy for Africa is estimated at over one trillion US Dollars, with hundreds of thousands of job opportunities for young African women and men”. Although exports and imports are processed through our oceans, seas and waterways, we are not receiving the requiste benefits, including the jobs.”

Opening Statement by H.E Moussa Faki Mahamat, Foreign Affairs Minister of Chad and Chair of the Executive Council to the Executive Council of the Extraordinary Session of the Assembly of the African Union on Maritime Security, Safety and Development

Dates: 
October 13, 2016
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